1. Please take 30 seconds to register your free account to post, make friends, earn reward points at our store, and more!  
     
    TalkBass.com has been uniting the low end since 1998.  Join us! :)

the dangers of....

Discussion in 'Amps and Cabs [BG]' started by squire_pwr, Aug 11, 2003.


  1. squire_pwr

    squire_pwr

    Apr 15, 2003
    San Diego, CA.
    I just got my new amp!! I'm dying to try it out, but I don't have a cab yet... :( So, the next best thing...

    What are the dangers of playing into headphones without having a cab plugged in (since my particular model doesn't have a headphone jack, i'd use the 'send' fx part)? I have a Genz Benz GBE400 (http://www.genzbenz.com/gbe400_series.htm) and I don't see anywhere in the manual or quick reference manual saying that it would be harmful... so should it be ok? Thanks!!
     
  2. CS Bass

    CS Bass

    Feb 18, 2003
    You can run a Solid State Power amp without a load, but not a tube power amp...

    I'm assuming the GB is SS so it should be fine.